The 2018 Honda Odyssey is going to have a tough fight on its hands when going up against the Chrysler Pacifica. This is due to the fact that the Pacifica has been awarded the 2017 best utility vehicle award at the Detroit Auto Show. but can the Odyssey beat the odds and upset the Pacifica?
The Chrysler Pacifica offers up plenty of features but the 2018 Honda Odyssey is also going to be packed with great features. It is going to offer an infotainment system in the back with a 10.2 inch display that is ceiling mounted for playing movies and it comes with apps to keep the kids happy and one called Cabin Control that connects to a smartphone so the vehicles settings can be controlled. Social Playlist provides in-car music and all eight seated occupants can choose a song to play.
The 2018 Honda Odyssey comes with the Magic Slide seating system and this offers versatility for fast folding and it gives easy access to the third row of seats with five different modes. The engine is the V6 3.5 litre and this offers up 280 horses and comes with the nine speed automatic or 10 speed gearbox.
The 2018 Honda Odyssey is built from aluminium, high strength steel and magnesium and the structure has been stiffened by 44% and this helps to reduce the amount of vibration and noise and the weight is down 96 pounds.
We are expecting to see the 2018 Honda Odyssey arrive during late 2017 and we are looking forward to seeing it and finding out if it can upset the Chrysler Pacifica.